Stephen C. Smith
Professor of Economics, George Washington University
Stephen C. Smith is a professor of economics at The George Washington University.
He has conducted research in India, China, Taiwan, Ecuador, Slovenia, Italy, Egypt, Germany, Bangladesh, Peru, Tanzania and Uganda.
He also served as an organizer of the International Development Studies Program (IDS), then as its first director between 1992 and 1996. He also taught development economics at the Foreign Service Institute.
Mr. Smith’s most recent book, “Ending Global Poverty,” was published by Palgrave Macmillan in May 2005. He is also the author of “Economic Development,” with Michael Todaro (8th Edition, Addison-Wesley-Longman, 2002); “Case Studies in Economic Development” (2nd edition, Addison-Wesley, 1997); “Industrial Policy in Developing Countries” (Economic Policy Institute, 1991); and over fifty other publications.
He has also contributed articles for “Economic Analysis,” “Economics,” “Industrial and Labor Relations Review,” “Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization,” “Journal of Economic Issues,” “The Quarterly Journal of Economics” and “Review of Development Economics.”
Mr. Smith received his Ph.D. in economics from Cornell University and has been a Fulbright Research Scholar and a Jean Monnet Research Fellow.